SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHS:  After careful review of the photographs taken pursuant to this Agreement, Photographer will edit and present to Client only those photographs that, in Photographer's sole judgment, best represent Photographer's work. Unless otherwise specified and agreed upon with client.

PAYMENTS:  Client agrees to pay Photographer non-refundable retainer to secure session date. Retainer must be no less than 50% of the total session fee. In addition, Client agrees to remit full balance day of photo session. 

CANCELLATION:  ll retainers are a non-refundable. Clients are given one pass to reschedule for emergency purposes. Beyond that, you must place a new deposit to secure a new date. Should weather cause us to reschedule there is no fee for that. Once a session fee is paid in full there are no refunds, only reschedules. 

PUNCTUATION PLEASE: It is very important that you arrive to your session on time and ready to begin. Our specific appointment time is set aside just for you. Please make every effort to be time so that you can receive your full session.  Being late or not ready to start will cut into to our shooting time. Showing up more than 30 minutes late may result in a forfeit of your session fee.

SESSION FEES: Once a session fee is paid in full it cannot be refunded. If you need to reschedule for emergency reasons, we will apply your credit to your future session. If you would like to discuss the cost of your session or have questions, please feel free to email me.


LIABILITY LIMITS:  Although Photographer shall take due care to perform photography services pursuant to this Agreement,  Photographer's liability for any loss, damage, or failure to deliver photographs (including for acts of God, terrorism,  accident, illness, equipment failure, or any incident of unpredictable misfortune) shall be limited to Payments made pursuant to this Agreement.  

COPYRIGHT:  As the author of all photographs made pursuant to this Agreement and as provided by law, Photographer retains the copyright in and to the photographs.  The parties agree that the photographs are not works made for hire in accordance with 17 U.S.C. § 101, and that Photographer retains those exclusive rights in the photographs provided by 17 U.S.C. § 106, including the rights to reproduce the copyrighted work, prepare derivative works based on the copyrighted work, distribute copies of the copyrighted work to the public, and display the work.

Inclement Weather: Rescheduling/Cancellations:  While I have no control over mother nature, I will do my best to work around any inclement weather. If we are unable to avoid rescheduling due to inclement weather we will reschedule for the next available date & time. Rescheduling will be for the next available date. Please keep in mind that availability is limited so the next available date may not be for a few weeks or longer. In the case of inclement weather we will reschedule for the next available date, which could be up to 4 weeks from the original session date. If you would like to cancel your session completely, you will forfeit your retainer as retainers are non-refundable. If you do not show up to your session or show up considerably late you may forfeit your session and all payments made. 


CLIENT'S USE OF PHOTOGRAPHS:   Client may use the photographs taken pursuant to this Agreement for personal, non-commercial purposes, including display on personal websites and copies for family and friends, if, when customary, credit is given to Photographer as "© M&M PHOTOGRAPHY."  Client agrees to not permit or assist with any commercial use or sale of the photographs without specific written consent of Photographer.

RETENTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS:  Photographer will retain copies of the photographs taken pursuant to this Agreement for at least 90 days after the portrait session.

Deposits/Retainers: Deposits are due at the time of booking. No sessions will be secure without a retainer. If we discuss a date for your session via email or any other form of communication that date is not confirmed without a deposit. Deposits are non-refundable.